Below is a list of the top and leading tattoo artists in Vancouver. To help you find the tattoo artists located near you in Vancouver, we put together our list based on this rating points list.
Vancouver’s Best Tattoo Artists:
The top-rated tattoo artists in Vancouver:
- Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective – a female-owned and mostly female-operated studio.
- Gastown Tattoo Parlour –provides clients with quality and original tattoo art using salt.
- Chronic Ink – has a reputable tattoo house with some of the most passionate and talented tattoo artists.
- Silver Bones Tattoo – experts at a broad range of tattoo artistry.
- Rainfire Tattoo – creates a space with peaceful energy almost like a ‘tattoo spa’
Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective
First on the list is Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective. The studio was first conceptualized by Justina Kervel and Luvia Petersen during their travels to Paris in the year 2000. A chance meeting with tattoo artist Phillipine of Kaplan Art Studio inspired them to contribute to the rise of females in the tattoo industry. In the summer of 2001, Liquid Amber opened their doors in Vancouver’s Kitsilano area.
Along with organized management, friendly reception, and a dynamic tattoo team, clients will feel confident in knowing their artistic vision will be translated to skin with precision and professionalism. Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective is a female-owned and mostly female-operated studio. They are proud to provide a safe and nurturing tattoo atmosphere in Vancouver since 2001.
Traditional, Line, Eyebrows, Eyeliner, Freckles, Lips, etc.
Address: 62 Powell St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1E7
Phone: 604 738 3667
“I had a great session yesterday at Liquid Amber. Front desk receptionist was welcoming and helpful with informing me on their COVID19 safety protocols. Milo did my tattoo and it turned out fantastic!” – Peter De Marchi
Gastown Tattoo Parlour
Gastown Tattoo Parlour (G.T.P.) is located on unceded Skxwú7mesh, Museum, and Tsleil-Waututh territory. They are a team of diverse groups of artists, specializing in a variety of styles. At G.T.P., their mission is to provide clients with quality and original tattoo art using advanced sterilization techniques, produced in a comfortable and safe environment by professionals. At Gastown Tattoo parlor they have a team of some of Vancouver’s best tattoo artists. All of their artists are passionate about their art.
Professional Tattoos, Laser Tattoo Removal, Haikara Microblading
Address: 105 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6B 4K2
Phone: 604 642 6556
“I did a huge amount of research looking to have an old tattoo lasered for replacement. The personal and public reviews for Gastown Tattoo were well earned. I look forward to returning for my replacement Ink!” – Chris Whiteside
Over the past few years, Chronic Ink has a reputable tattoo house with some of the most passionate and talented tattoo artists in Toronto. They have won over 90 awards for tattoos and piercings since they started Chronic Ink on August 8, 2008. They started Chronic Ink on August 8, 2008. The honeymoon didn’t last long as we quickly discovered.
Animals, Asian, Blackwork, Fandom, Flowers, Illustrative, Realism, Skulls, etc.
Address: 1804 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1M3
Phone: 604 336 9525
“Got my first tattoo here and it was great experience. Alan did an awesome job and I’m very happy with the final result. The shop had great atmosphere as well.” – Naseem Addus
Silver Bones Tattoo
Silver Bones Tattoo is a family business. If a client is looking for a local tattoo shop that values you and your needs and knows how to meet high expectations. They are expertly skilled tattoo artists. And no matter what you the audience looking for, we’ll help you get the masterful result you want. And it will last a lifetime. From realistic portraits, black and grey realism, and graphic design tattoos to Japanese art, colorful body art, and custom tattoos, they are experts at a broad range of tattoo artistry.
Realism tattoos with high-quality graphics
Address: 3463 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3M9
Phone: 604 559 7708
“Nestor is the most talented artist I’ve ever met. I had my first session yesterday, and I was impressed with the level of care and professionalism he had. Looking forward to seeing the final art. He’s the best” – Juliana Martins
Rainfire Tattoo opened at its current location in May 2012 by Katia Somerville, who has been tattooing since 2006. Her vision was a studio, unlike others, with an emphasis on customer service. They wanted to create a space with peaceful energy almost like a ‘tattoo spa’ keeping in mind the three words: safe, friendly, and inclusive. They currently have a wonderful team of 9 artists and a full-time studio manager.
Black, Grey, Colored
Address: 1635 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1W2
“Rainfire is my new favorite tattoo shop! Faye is amazing, and I’ll definitely be coming back to her for all my other pieces. The shop is super clean and comfortable. Such a great experience!” – Anna Freeman